DC Confidential The Controversial Memoirs of Britain"s Ambassador at the Time of 9/11 and the Iraq War by Christopher Meyer

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • International relations,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Diplomacy,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Political,
  • DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE,
  • Political Science / International Relations / Diplomacy,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / General,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • Ambassadors,
  • Biography,
  • Diplomatic and consular service, British,
  • Great Britain,
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9656780M
ISBN 100297851144
ISBN 109780297851141

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